Lawrence Webster Forrest (LWF), Fire Engineering and Fire Risk Management Consultants
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Lawrence Webster Forrest
Legion House
Lower Road

Tel: +44 (0)20 8668 8663 Fax: +44 (0)20 8668 8583

Client List

Fire Consultancy services have been provided to the following selection of Client organisations:-

Professional Practice Sector

Aukett Associates Bernard Williams Associates Bouygues (UK) Ltd
Sanderson WeatherallSweett E.C. Harris 
Gardiner & Theobald GVA Jestico Whiles
JLL Knight Frank Land Securities
Trident Building Consultancy MACE McBain Cooper
Faber Mansell Derwent LondonPurcell

Commercial Sector

Aberdeen Asset Managers Airtours Holidays Ltd BUPA Care Homes
Chase  Kleinwort Benson Friends Ivory Sime
United News & Media Plc Helical Bar plcLasmo
JBICJewish Care London Underground
Derwent LondonMars Pension FundScottish Widows
P&ORio TintoUBS Asset Management

Heritage Sector

Cabinet War Rooms English Heritage Historic Royal Palaces Agency
Hon Society of the Inner Temple Imperial War Museum Palace of Westminster
Royal Household Sir John Soames Museum The Bank of England
The British Library The British Museum The National Gallery
The Natural History Museum    

Education Sector

Eton College Girton College Gonville & Caius College
Guildhall University King Edward School Kings College
London University Marlborough School Middlesex University
University of Cambridge University of East London University of Surrey

Industrial Sector

Amylum (UK) Ltd Bowater Industries Plc British Petroleum Plc
G E Lighting Ltd Quest International Sara Lee Household Products Limited
GSK UKUnilever LtdWhitbread 

Retail Sector

Argos Brunel Shopping Centre Chelsea Harbour ­London
Hermes J Sainburys Plc John Lewis Partnership
Kings Walk Mall - London The Bull Ring McDonalds Restaurants
Northern Upholstery Selfridges Vicarage Field Shopping Centre

Healthcare Sector

Barnet Healthcare NHS Trust City & Hackney NHS Trust East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Haringey Healthcare NHS Trust Imperial Cancer Research Fund Kings College Hospital NHS Trust
Mid Essex NHS Trust Mid Sussex NHS Trust National Asthma Campaign
Newham Healthcare NHS Trust Royal Berkshire & Battle NHS Trust Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust
Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability Tower Hamlets NHS Trust  

Authority Based Sector

Bracknell Forest Borough Council Braintree District Council Brighton & Hove Borough Council
Dept for Culture Media & Sport Greenwich Council L.B. Hammersmith & Fulham
London Borough of Ealing London Borough of Richmond London Borough of Southwark
London Borough of Tower Hamlet NAFFI Reading Borough Council
Royal Borough Kensington & Chelsea Southend Council Welsh Development Agency

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  • Fire Safety for Healthcare Premises - Structural Fire Protection Provision - Part 14

    In LWF’s blog series for healthcare professionals, the aim is to give advice and information on best practice of fire safety in hospitals and other healthcare premises. In part 13 of this series, the emergency plan was looked at from the viewpoint of ensuring that there were sufficient numbers of trained staff to execute an evacuation if necessary. In part 14, LWF takes a look at the design and construction of the building and the...


  • Facilities Management & Fire Safety - Fire Development & Human Behaviour - Part 5

    In LWF’s blog series for those who work in facilities management, or who have an interest in or responsibility for fire safety, we have been looking at human behaviour when a fire starts and is developing. In part 4, the necessity of interesting and instructive fire safety training to impress the need for immediate and appropriate action was outlined. In part 5, we look at ‘panic’.The thought that people react to a fire situation...


  • Fire Engineering Design and Risk Assessment - Sprinkler Installation Design - Part 38

    In LWF’s fire engineering blog series for architects and others in the building design business, we have recently been looking at the design of sprinkler system installations. In part 37, the importance of a providing a sufficiently reliable water supply was discussed. In part 38, we talk about the need to ensure design objectives are met through thorough commissioning and testing of the completed installation.Unlike the majority of other piped installations, a sprinkler system...


  • Fire Engineering Design and Risk Assessment - Sprinkler Installation Design - Part 37

    In LWF’s Fire Engineering blog series for Architects and others in the building design business, the use of sprinklers as a method of fire suppression is being explored. In part 36, the sprinkler system grid design was discussed along with the graphs to be produced which contain data on demand curves. It was ascertained that the point at which the most favourable curve intercepts the pump curve at its highest point is known as Qmax,...


  • Facilities Management & Fire Safety - Fire Development & Human Behaviour - Part 4

    In LWF’s blog series for those who work in Facilities Management or who have an interest in or responsibility for Fire Safety, we have been looking at people’s reactions to a fire starting and their actions resulting from that. In part 3, the fact that other matters may seem pressing to individuals in a fire situation – such as settling a bill or getting a meal they’d already paid for – and the resulting actions...


Case Studies

The Wohl Neuroscience Institute - Fire Safety, Strategy & Engineering
Key Facts: Client: King’s Clinical Neuroscience Institute Project Manager: MACE Ltd Designers: Devereux Architects/Allies and Morrison Approximate Size: 7,400m2 Description of the Project:...

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General Bulletins

Fire - The External Risk
When we consider fire safety, our focus is normally from within, what can we do to prevent the occurrence of fire and how we can limit its damage.  Whilst this is the correct stance to take, we m...

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Technical Bulletins

Evacuation Modelling - Factor in Human Behaviour
Evacuation of buildings can be analyzed in different ways. Approved Document B (ADB) which provides guidance on meeting the requirements of the England and Wales Building Regulations with regard to fi...

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